Adventures in Bookbinding: Handcrafting Mixed-Media Books
Explore intriguing methods of combining bookbinding with specific crafts such as quilting, jewelry making, or polymer clay with Adventures in Bookbinding! With different levels of expertise including basic, novice, and expert, this book is filled with illustrated step-by-step instructions and photographs that demonstrate how to construct the cover pages, create unique bindings, and much more with a diverse range of media.
From a needle-felted journal to a quilted workbook (and many more), each project also features two other versions with the same binding geared to those with more or less experience. The novice version is for those who have no knowledge of the craft and want shortcuts, but love the look. The expert version is for those who have a great deal of knowledge and proficiency of a certain craft—the master art quilter, for example. For this version, an expert guest artist has created the cover and the author has created the binding. This offers yet another creative opportunity: the collaborative project. If you love getting involved with round-robins and other shared endeavors, this will show you yet another way to combine your skills with other crafters!
Discover endless possibilities and challenges that will forever inspire you with Adventures in Bookbinding!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing
While the projects in this book are pretty cool, I started to feel like I was out of my depth. This seems more geared to the serious artist, rather than the crafty dabbler. The book projects mix book binding with such crafts as crochet, jewelry making, and clay work. The books are beautiful. Read full review
1 GETTING STARTED
2 NEEDlEFElTED JOURNAL
3 JEWELRY METAL POCKET SKETCHBOOK
4 WOVEN MINI BOOK
5 PLUSH DOLL SKETCHBOOK
6 CANVAS COLLAGE IDEA BOOK
7 POLYMER CLAY DIARY